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Wells, John 1956-

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Most widely held works by John Wells
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

66 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond-- a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
The company men by John Wells( Visual )

45 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Walker is living the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law that does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps there is more to life
White oleander by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
Duma by Carroll Ballard( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The powerful tale of an unbreakable bond of friendship between a cheetah named Duma and a courageous young boy named Xan. Xan faces the true test of love when he must cross the wilds of Southern Africa to return his best friend to his rightful home
Love & mercy by William Pohlad( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilson's music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost
Burnt by John Wells( Visual )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chef Adam Jones had it all, and lost it. A rockstar chef of a two-star Michelin restaurant with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive Michelin star though, he'll need the best of the best on his side, including the beautiful Helene
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young divorcee, Mildred Pierce, rises up out of poverty to become a successful business woman in spite of hardships and her selfish daughter
The West Wing by Aaron Sorkin( Visual )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the re-election of President Bartlet to his second term and several crises both during and after the election in this 22-episode fourth season
Shameless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad's a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is, well, he might actually be black, but nobody has a clue how
A Home at the End of the World by Michael Mayer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember your very best friend in high school, the one who knew...and kept...all your secrets? Bobby and Jonathan, who shared that kind of friendship, meet again as adults in New York. Sparked by their relationship with free-spirited Clare, they forge a loving unit that redefines 'family'
Shameless by William H Macy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season Four finds the Gallaghers braving another brutal Chicago winter and waiting on the medical fate of their permanently pickled patriarch Frank. With oldest daughter Fiona in a stable job and relationship, and newly graduated Lip enrolled in college, it seems like the Gallaghers might finally have a shot at the middle class American dream. But when you're down and out, moving up isn't so easy
The People vs. presidential war( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good thief by Hannah Tinti( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob is an aging American thief is living in the French city of Nice. Addicted to both heroin and gambling, Bob is in the midst of an extended personal losing streak when he rescues a new girl in town named Anne from her pimp. When the opportunity to steal a fortune in rare paintings from a Monte Carlo casino comes along, Bob hopes for a score big enough to let him retire from his life of crime. His only hindrances are Anne's man troubles and his nemesis, local police chief Roger
The attack by Ziad Doueiri( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Arabic and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amin Jaafari ..., an Israeli Palestinian surgeon, fully assimilated into Tel Aviv society, has a loving wife, an exemplary career, and many Jewish friends. But his picture-perfect life is turned upside down when a suicide bombing leaves nineteen dead, and the Israeli police inform him that his wife, who also died in the explosion, was responsible. Convinced of her innocence, Amin abandons the relative security of his adopted homeland and searches for the truth about her life and death, uncovering a startling secret"--Container
Entertaining angels the Dorothy Day story( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of social activist Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement
ER by Michael Crichton( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third season of ER had some of the series' most compelling and wrenching story lines. John Carter is now an intern, but his surgical dreams continue to be thwarted by Dr. Benton, a frustration shared by fellow student Dennis Gant. Benton also torments former lover Jeanie Boulet, who has tested positive for HIV. Because he has tested negative, he's free to badger her about the risks involved in her treating patients while moving on to his next potential conquest, a sexy waitress named Carla. Mark Greene continues to be one of the series' focal points, struggling to survive the bureaucracy of management and still feel like a doctor. And now single, he goes on bad dates as does Dr. Lewis, both ignoring the obvious until a seemingly casual vacation invitation sets a number of uncomfortable wheels turning. Includes 22 episodes
ER( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues to chronicle life and death in Chicago's Country General hospital emergency room. Portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Healing is teamwork and science with instant decisions and best guesses to be made. Joy one moment, tragedy the next, but always a 24/7 readiness
Third watch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every 3-11 P.M. third watch shift brings a rush of risk and fear into the lives of the brave and dedicated people who serve as police, fire fighters and paramedics. For them, keeping the New York City streets safe and answering cries for help are all in a day's work
An evening with John Wells( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, television scriptwriter and producer John Wells talks about his work on "China Beach", "ER", "Third Watch" and more
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Far from Heaven
Alternative Names
John Wells Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Wells cinéaste américain

John Wells produttore televisivo, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

John Wells US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehproduzent, Drehbuchautor sowie Film- und Fernsehregisseur

Wells, John 1957-

Wells, John M. 1956-

Wells, John Marcum 1956-

Джон Уэллс Режиссёр

ג'ון ולס

جان ولز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

웰스, 존 1956-



White oleanderDumaERERThird watch